Movies like Crazy Heart

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Crazy Heart (2009)
 7.2
 89K
Crazy Heart (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When reporter Jean Craddock interviews Bad Blake -- an alcoholic, seen-better-days country music legend -- they connect, and the hard-living crooner sees a possible saving grace in a life with Jean and her young son. But can he leave behind an existence playing in the shadow of Tommy, the upstart kid he once mentored?
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, serious, emotional, depressing, realistic, romantic, gloomy, dramatic ...
Plot: musician, country music, alcohol abuse, loneliness, singer, journalist, country singer, alcoholic, redemption, music business, financial problem, hopes, lifestyle, love and romance, life is a bitch, musician's life, artists and showbiz, aging, backstage, taxi, memory, guilt, texan, character study, elderly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas, new mexico, santa fe new mexico, houston texas, phoenix arizona, nashville tennessee ...

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Most similar movies to Crazy Heart

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sentimental and dramatic films with plots about drinking alcohol, singer, artists and showbiz, musician's life, musician, dialogue and storytelling mostly in Drama, Music and Romance genres. Some movies like Crazy Heart: A Star is Born (2018), Once (2007), Begin Again (2013), Tender Mercies (1983), Country Strong (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 373K
A Star is Born (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers-and falls in love with-struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer – until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the ...
Style: sincere, uplifting, touching, captivating, surprise ending ...
Plot: singer, showbiz, country music, alcoholic, fame, aspiring singer, talent, addiction, brother brother relationship, pop star, alcohol abuse, drinking problem ...
Time: 2010s
Place: arizona, boston, memphis
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100%
 7.8
 116K
Once (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A vacuum repairman moonlights as a street musician and hopes for his big break. One day a Czech immigrant, who earns a living selling flowers, approaches him with the news that she is also an aspiring singer-songwriter. The pair decide to ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, captivating, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, street musician, pianist, music, recording studio, friendship, singer, romance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, hopes, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, london, europe, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 154K
Begin Again (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A long lost music producer finds a singer-songwriter right about the moment he has given up all hope on life.
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, romantic, lyrical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: music, musician's life, female singer, musician, city life, coping, father daughter relationship, street musician, relationships, follow your dream, love story, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 11K
Tender Mercies (1983)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Alchoholic former country singer Mac Sledge makes friends with a young widow and her son. The friendship enables him to find inspiration to resume his career.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: character study, country music, comeback, music, musician's life, starting over, love and romance, self discovery, redemption, love affair, human nature, romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.3
 18K
Country Strong (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Soon after the rising young singer-songwriter Beau Williams gets involved with a fallen, emotionally unstable country star Kelly Canter, the pair embark on a career resurrection tour helmed by her husband/manager James and featuring a beauty ...
Style: serious, sentimental, melancholic, twists and turns, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: country music, musician, infidelity, love triangle, artists and showbiz, musician's life, lifestyle, showbiz, ambition, love and romance, tragic event, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, austin texas, tennessee, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 247K
Walk the Line (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, emotional, road movie ...
Audience: date night
Plot: country music, musician's life, music, marriage, rock and roll, accident, musician, rise and fall, rising to stardom, addiction, divorce, loss of sibling ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 70s, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: memphis, usa, germany, tennessee, arkansas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.1
 15K
A Late Quartet (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When the beloved cellist of a world-renowned string quartet is diagnosed with a life threatening illness, the group’s future suddenly hangs in the balance as suppressed emotions, competing egos and uncontrollable passions threaten to derail years ...
Style: realistic, sincere, sentimental, touching, intense ...
Plot: classical music, aging, rehearsal, musician's life, ego clash, intrigue, friendship, marital problem, under the surface, overcoming, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 5K
Clean (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Canada, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After losing her husband to a heroin overdose, Emily Wang fights to overcome her own addictions and to be reconciled with her estranged son.
Style: touching, serious, sincere, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: addiction, drug overdose, going straight, life is a bitch, musician's life, custody, rock star, family problems, overdose, estranged son, jail, prison ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
Place: paris france, canada, france, ontario canada, vancouver ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.9
 272K
Almost Famous (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1973, 15-year-old William Miller's unabashed love of music and aspiration to become a rock journalist lands him an assignment from Rolling Stone magazine to interview and tour with the up-and-coming band Stillwater – fronted by lead guitar ...
Style: feel good, realistic, sentimental, captivating, road movie ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, on the road, musician's life, rock band, fame, rock, music, journalism, musician, family relations, singer, music band ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, new york, boston, phoenix arizona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 25K
Nashville (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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Story: Rayna Jaymes and Juliette Barnes face personal and professional challenges as they navigate their paths as artists and individuals. Surrounding them, and often complicating their lives, are their family, friends and, in some cases, lovers, as well ...
Style: captivating, realistic, sincere, serious, sentimental
Plot: country music, music, fame, musician, family relations, singer, rivalry, country, lifestyle, desire for fame, ambitious, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nashville tennessee, southern usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
'Round Midnight (1986)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Inside the Blue Note nightclub one night in 1959 Paris, an aged, ailing jazzman coaxes an eloquent wail from his tenor sax. Outside, a young Parisian too broke to buy a glass of wine strains to hear those notes. Soon they will form a friendship that ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: jazz, alcohol abuse, friendship, music, addiction, bittersweet, human nature, showbiz, drug abuse, comeback, friends, unfulfillment ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1930s, 60s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 107K
August Rush (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.
Style: touching, sentimental, inspirational, romantic, sad ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: orphan, prodigy, child prodigy, music, youth, orphanage, hopes, musician, family reunited, musician's life, child protagonist, chance meeting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1995, 80s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, xian, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 9K
The Rose (1979)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Midler is the rock-and-roll singer Mary Rose Foster (known as the Rose to her legions of fans), whose romantic relationships and mental health are continuously imperiled by the demands of life on the road.
Style: touching, gloomy, sincere, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rock band, alcohol abuse, ambition, rise and fall, blues, music, addiction, drug abuse, bittersweet, strong female presence, sexual content, musical tour ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969, 70s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Hottest State (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A young actor from Texas tries to make it in New York while struggling in his relationship with a beautiful singer/songwriter.
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: musician, sexuality, love affair, youth, romance, young lovers, fall in love, couple relations, actor's life, musician's life, lifestyle, actor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Frank and Jack Baker are professional musicians who play small clubs. They play smaltzy music and have never needed a day job...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, touching, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jazz, love triangle, nightclub, brother brother relationship, music, romance, couples, family relations, love and romance, rivalry, lifestyle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Slipping-Down Life (1999)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young woman becomes obsessed with a small-time North Carolina rock singer.
Style: touching, feel good, sincere, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: groupie, love and romance, artists and showbiz, love affair, lifestyle, rock, opposites attract, musician's life, singer, amusement park, small town, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Thing Called Love (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Miranda Presley moves from New York to Nashville to become a songwriter. At an unsuccessful audition she meets James Wright, a promising newcomer. After only a few days they marry but start to quickly regret it.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: country music, friendship, romance, musician's life, couple relations, couples, hopes, love and romance, artists and showbiz, twentysomething life, friends, showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, tennessee, usa, texas, nashville tennessee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 3K
Georgia (1995)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Sadie looks up to her older sister Georgia, a successful folk singer who's happily married with children, but can't break out of the bar-band circuit and hit the big time she desperately covets. It's in part due to her attraction to ...
Style: serious, sincere, melancholic, emotional, talky ...
Plot: addiction, music, musician's life, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, artists and showbiz, human nature, estrangement, alcohol abuse, mother daughter relationship, redemption, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Ben Sanderson, an alcoholic Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his drinking, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera.
Style: depressing, sexual, captivating, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, loneliness, addiction, self destructing, prostitute, social misfits, suicide, casino, romance, human nature, unlikely relationship, love at first sight ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, los angeles, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 31K
Danny Collins (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An ageing rock star decides to change his life when he discovers a 40-year-old letter written to him by John Lennon.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, inspirational ...
Plot: rock star, redemption, elderly, family relations, musician's life, starting over, introspection, aging, artists and showbiz, love and romance, estrangement, wooing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, year 1971
Place: new jersey, los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Home at the End of the World (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three friends form a bond over the year, Johnathan is gay, Clare is straight and Bobby is neither, instead he loves the people he loves. As their lives go on there is tension and tears which culminate in a strong yet fragile friendship between the ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, depressing, intense ...
Plot: lgbt, love triangle, aids, gay, self discovery, romance, hopes, gay relationship, loneliness, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), pregnancy ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1967
Place: ohio, new york, usa, phoenix arizona, woodstock ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Prairie Home Companion (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, touching, lyrical ...
Plot: backstage, musician, radio, singer, performance, country music, cowboy, musician's life, lifestyle, society, showbiz, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: minnesota, usa, chicago illinois, wisconsin, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.8
 830
The Last Ride (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The final days of Hank Williams.
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: country music, friendship, redemption, rise and fall, ambition, starting over, musician's life, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, downfall, lifestyle, road trip ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 2010, year 1952
Place: usa, west virginia, ohio, virginia, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 5.7
 23K
Last Days (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The life and struggles of a notorious rock musician seeping into a pit of loneliness whose everyday life involves friends and family seeking financial aid and favors, inspired by rock music legend Kurt Cobain and his final hours.
Style: psychedelic, bleak, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: musician, singer, addiction, rock, isolation, drug abuse, musician's life, lifestyle, life is a bitch, music, depression, artists and showbiz ...
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
When a Man Loves a Woman (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: An airline pilot and his wife are forced to face the consequences of her alcoholism when her addictions threaten her life and their daughter's safety. While the woman enters detox, her husband must face the truth of his enabling behavior.
Style: sentimental, emotional, intense, sad, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: alcohol abuse, alcoholic, family, family in crisis, family values, rehabilitation, romance, life is a bitch, weakness, addiction, yuppie, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, denver colorado, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Coal Miner's Daughter (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Biography of Loretta Lynn, a country and western singer that came from poverty to fame.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, feel good, uplifting ...
Plot: country music, music, rising to stardom, musician's life, artists and showbiz, human spirit, rags to riches, ambition, love and romance, hopes, family problems, career change ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 50s, 80s
Place: kentucky, usa, nashville tennessee, washington state, appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Pure Country 2: The Gift (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Three angels bestow the gift of song to a young girl, who must follow a series of rules in order hold on to it during her rise to fame and fortune.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, sentimental, contemplative
Plot: country, friendship, desire for fame, musician's life, music, lifestyle, love and romance, rise to the top, americana, friends, overnight success, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tennessee, texas, dallas texas, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Things Behind the Sun (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young music journalist's dark memories are awakened when he goes to interview a female rock singer, and both are forced to confront troubling secrets from their pasts.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, emotional, talky ...
Plot: sexual abuse, haunted by the past, rapist, journalist, rape, rape victim, introspection, coping, musician's life, human nature, youth, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 24K
Shopgirl (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Mirabelle is a disenchanted salesgirl and aspiring artist who sells gloves and accessories at a department store. She has two men in her life: wealthy divorcée Ray Porter and struggling musician Jeremy. Mirabelle falls in love with the glamorous ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, salesman, romance, fall in love, twentysomething life, unfulfillment, lifestyle, dull life, artist, older man younger woman relationship, age difference, depression ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, seattle, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Last Picture Show (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The coming of age of a youth named Sonny in a small Texas town in the 1950s.
Style: realistic, captivating, sentimental, thought provoking, sincere ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: graduation, coming of age, friendship, small town, jealousy, self discovery, american dream, older woman younger man relationship, high school prom, christmas, youth, innocence lost ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1952, year 1951, 70s
Place: texas, usa, oklahoma, mexico, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%